Sign Up or Start a Trial

Nutanix provides the option to test out their Xi Cloud Services before subscribing. To start a Frame trial or simply sign up for a Xi Frame Account, follow the steps below. The process is easy and only takes a few minutes. First, go to the My Nutanix sign up page and follow the prompts to create your My Nutanix account if you don’t already have one.


Once you’ve completed the email verification process and signed in with your new credentials, you will be taken to “” Click “Start Trial” under Xi Frame.


A new tab will open which will provide you with three options:


Use the links below to view the guide for each option:

Try Xi Frame Free for 30 Days

The first option allows you to connect Xi Frame to your own cloud infrastructure service (“BYO infrastructure”) for free for 30 days. There is no credit card required and you are allowed to add up to 5 named users at any time within the 30 day free trial period.


Click the link to select this option. You will automatically be taken to your Xi Frame account Admin view. Use the links in the guide above your Customers list to get started:


Try with Frame Infrastructure

The second trial option lets you try out Frame with any cloud infrastructure provider of your choosing. We provide the platform and cloud infrastructure in the form of Frame credits for you to spend as you choose. If you do not already have a promo code, click “Request a trial code.”


You will be prompted to enter some information about your use case and specific needs. Your information will be sent to a Frame specialist and you will receive an email containing a promo code and additional information about your trial.



If you would like to extend your Frame trial, contact your Frame sales specialist or our sales team (

Subscribe to Xi Frame

If you don’t need a trial and would prefer to start your Xi Frame subscription immediately, simply click on the link in the third option.


You will be asked if you would prefer to use Nutanix Frame infrastructure or use your own infrastructure:



If you ordered via a purchase order, you will receive an email with a link to create a My Nutanix account. Once created, simply click “Launch” below your Xi Frame chicklet.

Select a plan:


Specify the minimum number of named users you require for the year (5 users is the minimum). Click “Next.”


Provide your payment information and company details. Click “Next.”


Review your selections. If you have a promo code, enter it under the “Summary” section and click “Apply.” When you’re ready, click “Accept & Place Order.”


Success! Your Xi Frame subscription is ready.


Click “Proceed to Xi Frame.”

To continue past this point, you must agree to Nutanix Cloud Services Terms of Service. To do this, click “I Accept.”


If you haven’t already set up a cloud account, follow the instructions in these Bring Your Own (BYO) guides for AWS , Azure or GCP. Once you have completed the BYO setup, click here for more instructions on how to set up your Organization.